Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam merchant Earlston.

Aboard Earlston when hit on 5 Jul 1942

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Batley, Ronald, Merchant Navy21Crew memberEarlston
Behan, Francis Joseph, Merchant Navy27Chief StewardEarlston
Benson, Hawtrey Cyril, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerEarlston
Brittain, George, Merchant NavyFiremanEarlston
Buckler, Oswald A.S., Merchant Navy22Third OfficerEarlston
Collins, John Jameson, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerEarlston
Colquhoun, William, Merchant NavyDonkeyman and GreaserEarlston
Craig, Robert S., Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerEarlston
Crossley, Richard F., DEMS gunnerEarlston
Davies, Thomas, DEMS gunnerEarlston
Evans, David Meredith Lyon, Merchant NavySecond OfficerEarlston
Folwell, Norman William, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEarlston
Goodwin, Thomas, Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerEarlston
Holman, Jeremiah, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEarlston
Hooper, George Henry, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEarlston
Hughes, Robert William, Merchant Navy29First Radio OfficerEarlston
Jenson, Arnold Rudolf, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Earlston
Kidd, Herbert, DEMS gunnerEarlston
Knott, George William, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEarlston
Laurie, James, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanEarlston
McMaster, Samuel, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEarlston
McTear, David, Merchant NavySecond Cook and BakerEarlston
Murphy, Thomas, Merchant Navy51Able SeamanEarlston
Osborne, Thomas Edward, RNLeading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Earlston
Reid, Alexander, Merchant NavySecond Radio OfficerEarlston
Robinson, Raymond, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerEarlston
Robinson, Stanley White, Merchant Navy22Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerEarlston
Steedman, William B., Merchant NavyApprenticeEarlston
Stenwich, Hilmar John, Merchant Navy58MasterEarlston
Thompson, Robert, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerEarlston
Watt, Andrew Vallance, Merchant NavyApprenticeEarlston

31 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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